Category: Supply Chain Business Process

Added Investment and M&A Within the Supply Chain Technology Market

The Supply Chain Matters blog provides background to a 2021 Prediction indicating added equity investment, M&A and key strategic partnership activities in the supply chain technology landscape during the coming year.

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Upcoming Episodes of the Supply Chain Matters Podcast Series

Supply Chain Matters blog Founder and Executive Editor Bob Ferrari highlights for readers three upcoming Supply Chain Matters Podcast Series Episodes featuring highly visible and well note guests speaking on what to expect in the year 2021.

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News of Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Production Cutback- Reality of Concurrent Demand and Supply Network Processes

The Supply Chain Matters blog provides an added update to news that the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine incurred a temporary production setback for 2020 because of raw material supply chain challenges.

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Revisiting 2020 Predictions for Multi-Industry and Global Supply Chains

Supply chain management technology industry analyst Bob Ferrari provides a revisit and assessment of 2020 predictions published earlier in the year, and outlines plans related to an upcoming Research Advisory for 2021 predictions.

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Highlighting Select COVID-19 Multi-Industry Supply Chain Survey Data

The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights for readers two recent quantitative surveys that have caught our attention relative to identifying specific multi-industry supply chain impacts as a result of the COVID-19 disruption.

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The Multi-Industry Supply Chain Management Themes in 2021

Supply Chain Matters Founder Bob Ferrari outlines the multi-industry supply chain management themes that should be anticipated in the coming year. They include New Thinking, new Definitions and New Directions.

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Breaking Supply Chain Tech News- E2open to Become a Publicly Traded Company

The Supply Chain Matters blog This Week in Supply Chain Tech column features breaking news, that being an announcement that supply chain B2B Cloud supply chain business network platform technology provider E2open has entered into a business combination agreement to become a public traded company on the New York Stock Exchange.

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Highlights of This Week’s Oracle Cloud Applications Virtual Online Event

Supply chain technology industry analyst Bob Ferrari via the Supply Chain Matters blogs provides highlights of the Oracle Cloud Applications online virtual event that occurred this week. Noted is a viewpoint that Oracle is providing added cohesion in its Cloud based applications support strategies as well as more compelling motivations for customers to consider broader Cloud-based adoption.

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Workforce Realignment and Restructuring Across Global Logistics and Retail Customer Fulfillment

The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights announcements, each within a one-week period, with a common theme of technology driven workforce realignment. These announcements involve global container shipping line Maersk, parcel delivery provider UPS, physical store and online customer fulfillment last-mile delivery involving Amazon and Walmart. The pervasive movement toward online driven fulfillment has many implications and many interpretations, and these types of announcements will likely continue.

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United States Moves to Boost Domestic Production of Essential Healthcare Products- We Warned You

The Supply Chain Matters blog provides an added update relative to political efforts underway to shift production of deemed essential pharmaceuticals and medicines back to the United States.

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How to Leverage Technology in Responding to COVID-19 Challenges

The Supply Chain Matters blog calls reader attention to a podcast that addresses how to leverage technology in responding to COVID-19 challenges and how industry supply chains can eventually be prepared in whatever turns out to be the new normal.

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Featuring August 8 2020 Edition of This Week in Supply Chain Management Tech

The Supply Chain Matters blog features our August 8 2020 Edition of This Week in Supply Chain Management Tech, a brief synopsis of noteworthy supply chain management focused technology news which we believe would be of specific interest to our global-based blog readership. Included in this edition are noteworthy announcements and/or developments related to GE Aviation, Ernst and Yong,Tive, Blue Yonder, Bristlecone, Resilinc, CreditRisk Monitor, ISMS Applications, KBX Logistics.

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